State of the Art
See the Feed magazine discussion on game theory
Does multimedia fit into the art world?
the reasons for the as-yet unfulfilled promise of CD-ROMs lie not in the technology,
its marketing, or the creative poverty of its designers but in the flawed idea of the
Virtual reality, interactive television and particularly CD Rom. have shown signs of
'hyperbole fatigue' as the technologically led expectations of producers have been
`We are always confronted by a phenomenon of collaboration of resistance. We have seen
this with painters, the filmakers who diverge, and it is there for all to see in the
technosciences. Technical culture is a necessity, just as artistic culture was.
Unfortunately, this technical culture has not been developed and remains, to a great
extent, elite. There is no deomcratization in this technical culture. When dealing with a
given technical object, we must once again diverge. We have to become critical.
Impressionism is a critique of photography, documentary a critique of propaganda.
Therefore we should today be inaugurating an art critique of technosciences in order to
diverge our relation with the technology.'